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Archibald J Old Jr


Chowhound Mission, May 1, 1945, Food Drop: Planes were loaded with the 10-in-one rations. Even so they carried the full complement of gunners and loaded guns because they were still not sure how sincere the Germans were in their promises not to shoot

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Event Location Date
Born Farmersville, Texas 1 August 1906
Died 24 March 1984


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:53 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Who's Who in the Eighth Air Force and/or Biographical Directory Command & Staff Officers Eighth Air Force 1942-45, Warrior General by Jack Allday; Snetterton Falcons, pg 153, 254